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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Faisal Full name Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud. 1906?-1975. King of Saudi Arabia (1964-1975) who used oil revenue to increase industrialization and improve educational and medical facilities. He was assassinated by his nephew.

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  • n. king of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)

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Examples

  • The two al-Qaeda members in Abu Sayyaf camps on Sept 12, 2001 were identified as Faisal al-Domlab a.k.a.

    Seeds of Terror

  • The one called Faisal had a Newark, New Jersey, address and a temporary visa that was two years expired.

    Haven

  • The person who died in this accident is identified as Faisal son of Safeerud Din resident of Jughor and Inayat resident of Mughulandeh, driver Mir Hisamuddin and an other person belongs to Danin were injured in this accident.

    interesting story

  • He was called Faisal and his brother and cousin had ridden to join il Bursuqi's alliance against the Franks.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • He glanced toward Mahfouz and a man called Faisal, another who had come to bear witness against her, but neither man seemed to have heard.

    Haven

  •  In vain she tried to recall Faisal's warm smile and liquid eyes, but as though he had worked a spell upon her, all she got back was a mirror image of

    Falcon's Prey

  •   In vain she tried to recall Faisal's warm smile and liquid eyes, but as though he had worked a spell upon her, all she got back was a mirror image of

    Falcon's Prey

  • The three people residing in Pakistan who were charged were Amina Khan, Hafiz Khan's daughter, and Alam Zeb, her son, as well as Ali Rehman, also known as Faisal Ali Rehman.

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  • The suspect was identified as Faisal Shahzad, but his hometown wasn't disclosed.

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  • My illiterate Bedouin patients are more accepting of Western medicine than a British-born, British-trained physician such as Faisal, and my peers trained in Saudi medical facilities are more tolerant of Western medical advances than a graduate of Bartholomew's in the heart of London.

    Qanta Ahmed, MD: Bitter Medicine: Islamist Extremism at the Bedside

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